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Premature Evaluation: Taylor Swift folklore

The first time Taylor Swift uses the word "fuck" on a record, she does it all wrong. This historic occasion arrives near the end of…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2020 - 4:35 pm

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Stream Taylor Swift’s New Album folklore

Early on Thursday morning, Taylor Swift announced a new album and just like that, it's here. Her follow-up to last year's Lover was recorded over…
James Rettig | July 24, 2020 - 12:01 am

Aaron Dessner Details His Involvement In Taylor Swift’s New Album Out Tonight

Taylor Swift surprised the world this morning with news that she would be releasing folklore, a new album of songs written and recorded during this…
Chris DeVille | July 23, 2020 - 11:11 am

Taylor Swift Announces New Album folklore Out Tonight, Largely Produced By Aaron Dessner

Taylor Swift indie-folk quarantine album, anyone?
Chris DeVille | July 23, 2020 - 8:19 am

Watch Justin Vernon & Aaron Dessner’s Full Big Red Machine Set At Eaux Claires

Way back in 2009, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner teamed up on "Big Red Machine," a track off of the great…
Peter Helman | July 7, 2018 - 12:57 pm

Premiere

LANZ – “125 BPM”

Multi-instrumentalist Benjamin Lanz has been a touring member of Beirut and the National, and last year, he played a collaborative show with Sufjan Stevens. Also…
Sophie Israelsohn | April 3, 2018 - 9:08 am

Sufjan Stevens Playing Show With Members Of Beirut, Mouse On Mars, & Oneida

Sufjan Stevens is performing a special collaborative show with Benjamin Lanz of Beirut and the National, Jan St. Werner of Mouse On Mars, and Oneida's…
Peter Helman | February 7, 2017 - 7:42 pm

The National Side Project LNZNDRF Announce Debut Album

LNZNDRF is the new project from the National's Scott and Bryan Devendorf and Beirut's Ben Lanz. They'll released their self-titled debut via 4AD next month,…
James Rettig | January 12, 2016 - 12:22 pm

Stream This Is The Kit Bashed Out

I've been anticipating the release of Kate Stables' Bashed Out, her third album as This Is The Kit, since we premiered the title track at…
Caitlin White | April 1, 2015 - 11:46 am